Sunday, 28 July 2019

Buhari Mourns Late Veteran Sports Journalist Akinloye Oyebanji

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday expressed sorrow at the passage of veteran sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji, aged 62.

According to a statement issued in Abuja by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), the President condoled with Oyebanji’s family, friends and colleagues, particularly at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), where he worked for 35 years, making his mark as a sportscaster.


President Buhari recalled that the deceased was very good at his art, and would be sorely missed by the sporting community.

He prayed that Oyebanji’s soul finds eternal rest and that God would comfort all those that mourn him.

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